Coffee Chat with Fr. Gregory Boyle

The Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., is the founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world.

Today, Homeboy Industries employs and trains former gang members in a range […]

The Hero’s Fight: Religion, Poverty and the State in West Baltimore

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion with Patricia Fernández-Kelly

Patricia Fernández-Kelly is the author of The Hero’s Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State. 

Drawing on her own uniquely immersive brand of fieldwork, conducted over the […]

Living Faith: Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty

A lecture by Susan Crawford Sullivan, College of the Holy Cross, on her new book. Sullivan’s book was awarded the 2012 best new book prize from the Sociology of Religion Section of the American Sociological Association.
“In Sullivan’s wonderfully detailed and […]

Breaking Free from Financial Slavery

The Rev. Dr. DeForest “Buster” Soaries, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens, shares the practical wisdom of his experience pursuing faith-based strategies for economic empowerment in the 2013 Doll Lecture on Religion and Money.

Dr. Soaries is the […]